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Filipino woman allegedly abused by her employers pleads to stop her family’s deportation from Canada

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  • Migrante Alberta and the supporters of a Filipino mother and her six-year-old daughter who require special medical attention plead with the federal government to stop their deportation from Canada.
  • Evangeline Cayanan, who entered Canada in 2010 as a temporary foreign worker, lost her work permit and became undocumented in 2015 after she reported two of her employers for harassment and discrimination and was fired from her job.
  • Her daughter, McKenna, was born in the same year, but her applications to renew her work permit were rejected.
  • McKenna was diagnosed with severe ADHD and other medical conditions. Cayanan fears her 6-year-old daughter will not have the same healthcare access in the Philippines.
  • A petition to call on Ministers Marco Mendicino and Sean Fraser to stop their deportation and grant them permanent resident status has been organized by Migrante Alberta. It has now garnered nealy 3,000 signatures as of this writing.

Supporters of a Filipino mother and her 6-year-old daughter who requires special medical attention are pleading with the federal government to stop their deportation from Canada. 

Evangeline Cayanan, who entered Canada in 2010 as a temporary foreign worker, is set to be deported to the Philippines with her Canadian citizen daughter, McKenna Rose, on July 8. 

Majority of Republicans believe immigrants ‘hurt the country and make it a worse place to live,’ says poll

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  • The majority of Republicans believe immigrants are hurting the country, according to a new survey conducted by Fox News.
  • The poll asked participants: “In general, do you think immigrants who come to the United States today help the country and make it a better place to live or hurt the country and make it a worse place to live?”
  • According to the survey, 71% of Democrats and only 22% of Republicans believe that immigrants “help the country and make it a better place to live.”
  • Meanwhile, 59% of Republicans and only 21% of Democrats said they believe immigrants “hurt the country and make it a worse place to live.”
  • Among Republican respondents, 64% of women and 54% of men indicated that immigrants hurt the country.
  • The poll was jointly developed by Beacon Research and Shaw & Company Research and interviewed 1,003 registered voters.

A recent survey conducted by Fox News indicates the majority of Republicans have negative views of immigrants.

In the new poll, jointly developed by Democratic political data firm Beacon Research and Republican polling firm Shaw & Company Research, participants were asked, “In general, do you think immigrants who come to the United States today help the country and make it a better place to live or hurt the country and make it a worse place to live?”

‘They tricked me’: Vietnamese refugee sues ICE for trying to deport him three times

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  • An Thanh Nguyen, who was formerly incarcerated, says U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has tried to deport him three times since his release.
  • The third attempt allegedly violated a legal order that he could not be detained once again without the court’s permission.
  • The 48-year-old forklift operator sued ICE this week, accusing the agency of violating his human rights and causing emotional stress to his family.
  • An online petition has also been launched, urging California Gov. Gavin Newsom to pardon him.

A Vietnamese man in Southern California has reportedly filed a suit against the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for allegedly trying to deport him three times since 2019.

An Thanh Nguyen, whose family fled the Vietnam War, arrived in the U.S. at the age of 17 and became a legal permanent resident.

Rally against anti-Asian hate in London devolves into brawl as Hong Kong and Chinese protestors clash

Brawl erupts between Chinese protesters and a group of Hong Kong immigrants in London

A group of Hong Kongers clashed with Chinese protesters who were holding a rally against racism over the weekend in London.

The Chinese side: Human rights group Min Quan Legal Centre and several organizations were conducting a rally against anti-Asian hatein London’s Chinatown on Saturday when a group of Hong Kong immigrants arrived and held a counter-rally against them, reported The Standard.  

Controversial Acting Ice Director Tony Pham to Quit After 5 Months

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Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Tony H. Pham will step down from office by the end of the year, citing personal reasons.

The Vietnamese American official replaced Matt Albence in the role in August, heading the enforcement agency in numerous operations that targeted illegal immigrants across the country — including “sanctuary” cities that supposedly protected them.

First Asian American Sheriff Says SF Won’t Help ICE Deport Immigrants

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California’s first Asian American sheriff, Paul Miyamoto, said that the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) will not help federal agents deport undocumented immigrants from the city.

“Our department is not involved in immigration enforcement,” Miyamoto told KTVU2. “We feel that is a federal matter, and our realm of interest is public safety, and you can’t really have a safe community if the community members are afraid to come to us to report crimes.”

What to Do When ICE Agents Knock at Your Door, According the ACLU

As the Trump administration gears up for immigration raids across the country after July 4, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) is expected to deport more immigrants in the fiscal year 2019 than it did in 2018.

President Donald Trump made the threat to launch the nationwide roundup last month, which involves ICE agents getting set to round up about 2,000 people in 10 cities, including Miami, Los Angeles, Chicago and Baltimore.